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Israel Seeks to Identify All Jewish Holocaust Victims
Six million Jews were murdered by the Nazis and their accomplices during World War Two. In many cases, entire towns’ Jewish populations were wiped out, with no survivors to bear witness - part of the Nazis’ plan for the total annihilation of European Jewry. Since 1954, Israel’s Holocaust memorial, Yad Vashem, has been working to re-cover the names of all the victims, and to date has managed to identify some 4.7 million. “Every name is very important to us,” says Dr Alexander Avram, director of Yad Vashem’s Hall of Names and the Central Database of Holocaust Victims’ Names. “Every new name we can add to our database is a victory against the Nazis, against the intent of the Nazis to wipe out the Jewish people. Every new name is a small victory against oblivion.”
Israel’s Efficient, High-tech Dairy Industry is an Unsung ‘Start-up Nation’ Story
Amid all the buzz around Israel’s “start-up nation,” including Intel’s recent $15 billion acquisition of Mobileye, a lesser-known phenomenon is the high-tech and hyper-efficient Israeli dairy industry. The combination of Israelis’ high demand for dairy products and the Jewish state’s well-documented ingenuity makes the cutting-edge dairy industry a natural development in what the Bible describes as a “land flowing with milk and honey.”
UN Ambassador Nikki Haley Rips Security Council’s ‘Breathtaking’ Anti-Israel Bias
United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley issued a scathing criticism of the UN Security Council over its “anti-Israel” bias after emerging from her first regular monthly meeting at the international body. “I have to admit; it was a bit strange,” Haley said of the council’s agenda.
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